GRE Word List

EMISSARY

one designated as the agent of another : representative

The meaning of the word emissary is one designated as the agent of another : representative.

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WordMeaning
agnostica person who holds the view that any ultimate reality (such as God) is unknown and probably unknowable
pushyaggressive often to an objectionable degree : forward
obeliskan upright 4-sided usually monolithic pillar that gradually tapers as it rises and terminates in a pyramid
rebuttalthe act of rebutting especially in a legal suit
piquantengagingly provocative
insouciantlighthearted unconcern : nonchalance
monographa learned treatise on a small area of learning
protractto prolong in time or space : continue
maladya disease or disorder of the animal body
necromancyconjuration (see conjure